Red Dwarf star Danny John-Jules gives update on the series' return
Danny John-Jules has given an update on Red Dwarf's 13th series, revealing that it should be wrapped-up by the "end of the year".
The last we heard about the return of the classic sci-fi show was early last year, with Danny and co-star Robert Llewellyn saying at the time that it would start production in early 2019.
The Cat actor has now revealed that they are yet to see a script – though remained optimistic that things would be done by late this year.
"All we know is it's going to be done by the end of the year," Danny told The Sun. "We haven't seen a script yet, it's all in negotiation.
"But I'm never worried about Red Dwarf. I've never been so comfortable in a gig. The fans are over the moon, spinning cartwheels because unless you're watching Netflix, what are you going to watch as a sitcom in England."
Speaking earlier in February of 2018, co-creator Rob Naylor told What Culture of a new series: "We're just trying to work out how and when. Everyone seems to be keen so I think that will happen."
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Meanwhile, Danny has also addressed his controversial Strictly Come Dancing exit last year amid rumours of a rift at the time with dancing partner Amy Dowden.
"With me and Amy, it was always professional," he said. "I came in professional and I left professional."
Red Dwarf airs on Dave.
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